From sports, Frank Lampard made a surprise return to Chelsea as caretaker manager until the end of the season on Thursday, just over two years after he was sacked by the Premier League club. Lampard, Chelsea’s record goalscorer, previously managed the Blues from July 2019 until January 2021, when he […]
On the Foreign Scene, Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit Files For Bankruptcy
On the Foreign Scene Following the failing to secure the funding needed to recover from a January rocket failure, Virgin Orbit has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States. Virgin Orbit, which is 75% owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, lodged the filing in the US […]
Finland To Become NATO Member On Tuesday.
Finland’s flag will be hoisted outside NATO headquarters on Tuesday when it becomes the newest member of the Western alliance, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s all-out invasion of Ukraine last year upended European security and pushed Finland — and its neighbour Sweden — to drop decades […]
Anthony Joshua Breaks The Losing Jinx, Hopes To Take On Tyson Fury In Next Fight
On Sports The Nigerian – British boxer, Anthony Joshua, ignited his winning streak on Saturday night with an unanimous victory over US boxer Jermaine Franklin. Joshua won at the O2 Arena in London after a grueling contest for 12 rounds. The former world champion got his first win since 2020 […]
Pro-war Russian military blogger killed and dozens injured in explosion at St Petersburg cafe
One person has died and at least 30 people have been injured in a blast in a cafe in St Petersburg, Russia . Russian interior ministry said that Pro-war Russian military blogger Vladlen Tatarsky was killed in the explosion. Tatarsky, whose real name was Maxim Fomin, had more than 560,000 […]
On Foreign News, Italy blocks AI chatbot ChatGPT over data privacy failings.
On Foreign News Italy’s government on Friday said it was temporarily blocking ChatGPT over data privacy concerns, becoming the first western country to take such action against the popular artificial intelligence chatbot. The country’s Data Protection Authority said US firm OpenAI, which makes ChatGPT, had no legal basis to justify […]
Malaysian court rejects ex-PM Najib bid to review corruption case.
Malaysia’s top court has dismissed a bid by jailed former Prime Minister Najib Razak to review his corruption conviction over the multi-billion dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, ending Najib’s judicial efforts to challenge the guilty verdict. Najib was jailed last year after Malaysia’s Federal Court upheld a guilty verdict […]
Turkey becomes last NATO nation to ratify Finland membership
Turkey on Thursday became the final NATO nation to ratify Finland’s membership of the US-led defence alliance in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Lawmakers unanimously backed the Nordic country’s accession two weeks after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan publicly blessed the bid. Finland and its neighbour Sweden ended decades […]
Putin says Russia will station tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus
On the Foreign Scene On Saturday, President Vladimir Putin announced plans to station tactical nuclear weapons in neighbouring Belarus, as a warning to the West as it steps up military support for Ukraine. According to Putin, the move was triggered by Britain’s decision last week to provide Ukraine with armour-piercing […]
The United States Said It Will Consider All Available Actions Against Individuals Complicit In Undermining The Democratic Process in Nigeria.
The United States has stated that it is deeply troubled by the disturbing acts of violent voter intimidation and suppression that took place during the 2023 polls in Nigeria. In a statement posted on the website, the US consulate said that they witnessed some of the incidents first hand in […]